Open water swimming, from beginners to advanced, all competent swimmers welcome.

Sunday Mornings 09:00 - 10:00

Thorpe Lakes boasts a 800m, 400m and 225m loop on a stand alone lake dedicated to open water swimming during the session.

Taking to the water with us couldn’t be easier. You don’t have to be a member nor an active triathlete. Swim with us for fun, fitness or competitive training. Everyone is welcome and all sessions are lifeguarded by RLSS qualified staff.

Everyone participating must wear a swim hat. Under 16’s are required to wear a tow float unless otherwise agreed with management prior to entering the water. Wetsuits are not compulsory.

Swim Session

£9 per person
  • 1 Hour Swim
  • Swim Hat Compulsory
  • No Membership Required
  • RLSS Qualified Lifeguards
  • 800m, 400m & 225m Routes
open water swimming

More Information

New to swimming at Thorpe Lakes? Below should answer all your questions. If not please reach out to our bookings team either by phone or email. They will be happy to assist you.
You must check in at reception and receive an allocated swim number on arrival.
Open water swimming is available to anyone who can swim over 150 meters unassisted

Under 12’s must swim with an adult unless agreed with management prior to arrival. Anyone under the age of 16 must wear a tow float unless agreed with management prior to arrival. 

You can swim in either a swim suit or wetsuit. Googles are advised but not compulsory. You must wear a swim ha
Our friendly, qualified lifeguards and staff are approachable and available through any session for any other questions. Do not be afraid to ask!

Open water swimming at Thorpe Lakes is designed and conducted similar to lane swimming at pools. It is not available for unstructured ‘play swim’ and those who do not follow the designated loops or are unable to swim a minimum of 150 meters will be asked to leave the water without a refund

Whether you are planning a birthday party, a corporate event or a fun day out with friends Thorpe Lakes is the perfect destination with party packages and private hire options available for an unforgettable experience on the water.

Thorpe Lakes, Thorpe Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8PH